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Royals Fall in OT at Pace


@ Pace- The Royals took the Patriots to overtime on Tuesday but ran out of gas, losing 67-61. After a slow first quarter, the Royals battled back to tie the game in the fourth to send the game into overtime, but couldn’t pull off the upset. Trsitan Watson had 19. Blayne Miller had 11. Trace […]

Lady Royals Down Gators


@ Baker-On Tuesday night, Jay defeated Baker to advance to the district championship. Jay will be playing for the distict title for the first time since 2009 (Jay lost to Ponce de Leon that year, 40-30). The last year Jay won the title was 2005. The Lady Royals expected a tough game as the hosting […]

Jay Beats Baker


@ Baker-On Friday night, the Jay Royals went to Baker and came back with a “W” in the rivalry known as the “War on Highway 4.” Jay defeated Baker, 58-55, to close their district schedule. Jay will now turn their attention to Pace, for a big Tuesday night game. Jay    17 14 21 6-58 […]

Royals Pounce on Jags


@ Central- On Friday, the Lady Royals completed their storied regular season by defeating arch-rival Central, 52-33. The win over the Jags was the third victory over their rivals this year, including the last minute thriller to win the Jay Christmas Tournament.  With the win, Jay is now 22-2 under first year head coach Brian […]

Living With Purpose


    A friend of mine contacted me and commenced to unload her penned up emotions and feelings about how she was treated at work. She was feeling defeated, dejected, and was spiraling into the darkness of pain and despair.    “It’s so unfair!” she said, “To have things said about me that are untrue […]

Royals Dominate Stingrays


@ Jay- It was a “throwback Thusday” of sorts at Jay on Thursday night as the Royals hosted Lighthouse Christian. The Lady Royals warmed up in the same pregame warmups worn in the mid 90s teams that won two state championships. With 80s music playing in the background, the Lady Royals shot around and did […]

Lady Royals Survive in Overtime/Boys Fall

The Lady Royals took Flomaton’s best shot on Tuesday but were able to survive in overtime, 57-53. Down by 2 with nine seconds left in the fourth, Jay was fouled. After missing both free throws, Jay’s Madison Mathis was able to get the rebound on the second miss and scored to tie the game. Flomaton had […]

UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County to hold”Go Native!” tree sale


Purchase and learn about native trees Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Office, 6263 Dogwood Dr. in Milton. Fourteen species of native trees will be available for purchase from $8 to $12 each.   The event will feature educational exhibits and displays on the value of native […]

Cold Weather Shelter open Tues. and Wed. Nights

A cold weather shelter for the homeless or heatless will open Tues., Jan. 29 and Wed., Jan. 30 at Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848 Chaffin St. in Milton. Because of the forecasted temperatures, the shelter will open at 4 p.m. each afternoon. Those who would like to stay at the shelter must arrive before 8:30 […]

Santa Rosa’s Teacher of the Year


Santa Rosa County – Santa Rosa Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick, Santa Rosa School Board Members, and members of the Santa Rosa Education Foundation Teacher of the Year Selection Committee announced Caroline Buechner as the Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year 2020 during a surprise visit to her classroom this morning. Caroline is choral music […]